African ‘Miracle Girl’ Tenneh Cole’s dreams are coming true - thanks to you

PUBLISHED: 07:00 22 June 2013

Hoping for a bright future, Tenneh Cole, 22, at home in Freetown.

Hoping for a bright future, Tenneh Cole, 22, at home in Freetown.


The efforts of kind-hearted readers of the Eastern Daily Press to support a youngster dubbed the ‘Miracle Girl’ continue to have a lasting impact on her life almost two decades on from one of the paper’s most popular campaigns.

In the 1990s hundreds of EDP readers dug deep to support a fund set up to help African war orphan Tenneh Cole, who had been flown to Norfolk to have a bullet removed from her brain.

Now the fund will help support a tailored education programme for the 22-year-old, to ensure that her amazing recovery from the hardships of her early life can continue.

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